Tatabánya is a city of 67,753 inhabitants in northwestern Hungary, in the Central Transdanubian region. It is the capital of Komárom-Esztergom County. The city is located in the valley between the Gerecse and Vértes Mountains, some 55 km (34 mi) from Budapest along motorway M1. It can be found on both sides of the road between Bicske and Tata. It also features the Turul Statue, the biggest bird statue of Europe.